Vidal Plastics, LLC (VP) is a plastic custom compounding organization of both prime and recycled materials focused in the injection molding industry located in Evansville, Indiana. Initially established in 2009 as a holding company for a resin distributor located in Mexico and later ramped up operations locally with the goal of distributing and selling engineered and commodity plastic. Then in 2019, Vidal Plastics installed two compounding lines in a new facility located in the west-side of Evansville to focus in the compounding of Polypropylene unfilled, reinforced and filled materials.
As shown on Vidal Plastics’ website (www.vidalplastics.com), the company has developed several proprietary product lines sold under the Vidal Plastics brand name. These products are being compounded with additives and fillers to achieve the properties desired by the customer.
Customers include plastic molders, original equipment manufacturers (OEM), plastics compounders and other components manufacturers. Industries include automotive, appliances, furniture, sporting goods, electronics, electric components, heavy truck and medical equipment, among others.
Three key characteristics differentiate Vidal Plastics:
- Engineering expertise to produce materials under customer’s requirements and offer improvements to customer’s processes and parts design
- Expertise and access to vertical plastic market for optimized cost
- Key relationships with suppliers and customers in national & international markets
- Certified minority owned business (MBE)
- ISO 9001:2015 quality system certified
VP strategy includes long-term relationships with both suppliers and customers that allows production and operation stability for many years to come. In addition, this organization believes that, even small businesses, have a key role in our communities to improve the life of everyone around us. For this reason, Vidal Plastics’ management engages every day and offers its time and talents to many different community non-for-profits for the betterment of our region.
Founder and owner, Alfonso Vidal, has over 20 years of experience in the plastics industry and more specifically in resin sales for the automotive and appliance OEM, molders and general industry. Alfonso also has a wide range of industry and community contacts and connections that allows him to continue developing this organization to a well stablished business in Evansville region.